According to the video Cyberbully Virus at least 42% of kids/teenagers have been bullied online. According to www.verywell.com, students are bullied in many different ways including their religion, sexual orientation, race, physical features, and more. Students might become a bully because they have a bad life at home or they had been bullied in another time in their life. According to www.eschooltodaycom, lack of attention from friends, parents or teachers can make a person bully you, just to feel popular and seen as 'tough ' or 'cool ' and in charge. Some kids have learned to bully from others (parents, brothers or sisters, friends).They have seen them getting their way by being angry or pushing other people around.
That is in 2 people. Why isn’t there enough being done about this issue? Although cyber-bullying is hurting someone without physical contact, in reality it can hurt even more than physical abuse. Behind the screens are real people with actual feelings; some have been driven to depression, some have been driven to attempting or even committing suicide. Cyberbullying is when individuals assault other individuals on the Internet through social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and so forth.
Proponents on the use of phones argue that phones provide a safe space for people to spread and share positivity. However, in our generation cell phones are a place where people hide behind screens and hurt others, through cyber bullying, hacking and even online stalking. These acts have caused cell phones to ruin our generation. Phones have been used to dehumanize others through the act of cyberbullying, causing a variety of mental health issues. For example, in the article “Cyber Bullying: Just as Bad, Maybe Even Worse¨ the author Alicia Jones states,¨Cyber bullying can be very damaging to adolescents and teens.
All forms of bullying, including cyber-bullying, are considered intolerable and criminal at school. Bullying occurs when the bully fights or insults the victims to the point of fighting back or seeking help from someone trustworthy to prevent their issue of being bullied. First, problems of the victim who face bullying can go worse when the bully torment the victim into feeling less confident. He/she will feel alone, not going to school, becoming sick or thoughts of suicide. Furthermore, students who cyber-bully or is self-involved bullies
PsychologicalSciences.Org also stated, “The bullying must be intentional.”(PsychologicalSciences.Org, Are we Overreacting to Cyberbullies?) Guess what would happen if it wasn’t and the victim claims it was? The law would take the victims side because again, the alleged bully basically has no say in the matter. The only time any type of bullying should be illegal is when it has already broken the law. Like child pornography, or criminal offense ( stalking and/or threatening).
In The Crucible, Abigail ends up ruining Proctor’s reputation as well as many other characters by accusing them of witchcraft. Abigail is seen as the villain in this story which aligns to cyber bullying because the person doing things to hurt the other person is the bully. Although the importance of reputation is not as important today as in The Crucible the similarities between Proctor and cyber bullying victims is that they could not take the bullying anymore. The Ryan Halligan Case, a special education student who was being bullied from fifth to seventh grade by other students who spread the rumor that he was gay. The bully pretended to be Ryan’s friend just to get personal messages from Ryan to then post them online and share it with others.
If you are getting bullied don’t worry you pretty little mind people throw rocks at things that shine. Bullying is a terrible thing in the world. According to www.bullyingstatistices.org, there is over 4,000 deaths per year from bullying, and over 14 percent of high school students consider suicide. Girls from ages 10 to 14 are usually at a higher risk of bullying. Also, did you know that girls are most likely to be bullied than boys?
Bullying is becoming a terrible problem in our society. Many kids and teenagers are afraid to go to school and afraid of getting harassed by their peers. The person being bullied may experience depression, social anxiety, sleeping problems, loss of interest in activities they used to like, and eating. The psychological effects for the bullied include suicidal thoughts and behaviors. There are three things parents and schools could do to cut down being bullied; keep an eye on your child’s social media networks,
The lack of protection could make them vulnerable to the harsh world of the internet. Harsh people these days tend to show no mercy since they could care less about the opposing person 's feelings. Other than that, they become influenced to continue wrongdoings because others encourage it through their actions. Not only does the internet encourage violence, it can change the thought process of children. In usual cases, children tend to instantly believe almost everything that seems to make sense to them.
Being a victim of any kind of bullying is devastating and no one should go through it. Bulling is a hurtful way to pick on someone that for some reason they find different. I have been the victim of social bulling, cyber bulling, and have had long lasting effects. Bullies use different tactics to hurt someone either physically or emotionally. They want you to think they are in power by using personal information they gathered or physical strength.